Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Packer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Packer over the 6 months to 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Hashicorp Packer
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 413 559 571
Rank change year-on-year +146 +12 +127
Contract jobs citing Packer 104 269 305
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.21% 2.16% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 182 235
Median daily rate £520 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.57% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £410 £450 £378
90th Percentile £600 £686 £650
UK median daily rate £520 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -9.57% +9.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +35.71% - -

Packer is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4,696 12,444 12,870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.34% 15.02% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,067 8,405 8,717
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.69%
10th Percentile £306 £298 £288
90th Percentile £675 £675 £645
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 281 363
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £14.16 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.63 £50.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +66.67% +9.09% +10.00%

Packer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Packer as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Packer in England

Packer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Packer in England.

Daily rate trend for Packer in England

Packer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Packer in England over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Packer in England

Packer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Packer within the England region over the 6 months to 12 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +131 46 £550 -4.35% 5
South East +179 26 £510 -7.27% 1
North of England +49 14 £475 -13.64% 7
North East +37 7 £495 +5.32%
East of England +88 6 £313 -50.50%
North West +55 6 £450 -18.18% 7
South West +92 3 £325 -40.91% 1
Midlands +71 2 £467 -18.78% 4
West Midlands +68 2 £467 -18.78% 2
Yorkshire +53 1 £475 -13.64%
Packer
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Packer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Packer.

1 101 (97.12%) Terraform
2 91 (87.50%) Docker
3 89 (85.58%) Kubernetes
4 85 (81.73%) DevOps
5 76 (73.08%) Ansible
6 69 (66.35%) Jenkins
6 69 (66.35%) Linux
7 64 (61.54%) Python
8 59 (56.73%) AWS
9 54 (51.92%) Puppet
10 52 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (49.04%) Git (software)
12 47 (45.19%) Security Cleared
13 43 (41.35%) JIRA
14 42 (40.38%) SC Cleared
15 41 (39.42%) Bash Shell
16 40 (38.46%) GitLab
17 38 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (35.58%) Web Services
19 35 (33.65%) Java
19 35 (33.65%) Infrastructure as Code
20 33 (31.73%) GitHub
21 32 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
22 30 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
22 30 (28.85%) Windows
23 28 (26.92%) Azure
24 27 (25.96%) CentOS
24 27 (25.96%) Configuration Management
25 25 (24.04%) PowerShell
25 25 (24.04%) Confluence

Packer
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (24.04%) Confluence
2 11 (10.58%) nginx
3 9 (8.65%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (7.69%) Jupyter
5 4 (3.85%) Apache
6 3 (2.88%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.92%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (1.92%) Drupal
7 2 (1.92%) IIS
8 1 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.96%) JBoss
8 1 (0.96%) SAS
8 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.96%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 59 (56.73%) AWS
2 33 (31.73%) GitHub
3 32 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (26.92%) Azure
5 21 (20.19%) Amazon S3
6 20 (19.23%) Serverless
7 19 (18.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 18 (17.31%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (17.31%) OpenShift
9 17 (16.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (13.46%) Amazon ECS
11 13 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 13 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (8.65%) GCP
13 5 (4.81%) AWS CloudTrail
13 5 (4.81%) AWS CodeBuild
13 5 (4.81%) AWS CodePipeline
13 5 (4.81%) Route 53
14 4 (3.85%) IaaS
14 4 (3.85%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.31%) Firewall
2 15 (14.42%) Reverse Proxy
2 15 (14.42%) VLAN
3 10 (9.62%) DNS
4 9 (8.65%) SNMP
5 7 (6.73%) VPN
6 3 (2.88%) Network Security
6 3 (2.88%) SSL
7 2 (1.92%) BGP
7 2 (1.92%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.96%) Junos
8 1 (0.96%) LAN
8 1 (0.96%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.96%) SSH
8 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.96%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.96%) WAN
8 1 (0.96%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (12.50%) Big Data
3 12 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 12 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (9.62%) Amazon Redshift
5 9 (8.65%) MySQL
6 8 (7.69%) NoSQL
7 7 (6.73%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.88%) BigQuery
8 3 (2.88%) Bigtable
9 2 (1.92%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.96%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.96%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 69 (66.35%) Jenkins
2 51 (49.04%) Git (software)
3 43 (41.35%) JIRA
4 40 (38.46%) GitLab
5 23 (22.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (14.42%) Bitbucket
7 9 (8.65%) Artifactory
7 9 (8.65%) Vagrant
8 6 (5.77%) Spinnaker
9 4 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.96%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.96%) Hudson
11 1 (0.96%) Mocha
11 1 (0.96%) Selenium
11 1 (0.96%) Terragrunt
General
1 17 (16.35%) Public Sector
2 16 (15.38%) Finance
3 8 (7.69%) Front Office
4 2 (1.92%) Law
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Police
Job Titles
1 63 (60.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (16.35%) AWS Engineer
3 16 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
3 16 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Architect
4 10 (9.62%) Python Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Administrator
7 7 (6.73%) DevOps Administrator
8 6 (5.77%) Cloud Administrator
8 6 (5.77%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (2.88%) DevOps Architect
10 3 (2.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 2 (1.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 2 (1.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 2 (1.92%) Platform Engineer
11 2 (1.92%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.58%) Web Services
2 17 (16.35%) RESTful
3 11 (10.58%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (10.58%) REST
4 9 (8.65%) gRPC
4 9 (8.65%) Swagger
5 8 (7.69%) Node.js
6 7 (6.73%) .NET
7 5 (4.81%) Middleware
8 4 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.92%) Ajax
9 2 (1.92%) CSS
9 2 (1.92%) CSS3
9 2 (1.92%) HTML
9 2 (1.92%) HTML5
9 2 (1.92%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (1.92%) LDAP
9 2 (1.92%) React Native
10 1 (0.96%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Derivative
1 8 (7.69%) Equities
1 8 (7.69%) Fixed Income
1 8 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (2.88%) Cloud Native
2 3 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (0.96%) Blog
4 1 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.96%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 69 (66.35%) Linux
2 30 (28.85%) Windows
3 27 (25.96%) CentOS
4 20 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (17.31%) Windows Server
6 15 (14.42%) Windows 10
6 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (4.81%) Unix
8 3 (2.88%) Debian
8 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (81.73%) DevOps
2 52 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (33.65%) Infrastructure as Code
5 27 (25.96%) Configuration Management
6 20 (19.23%) Deployment Automation
6 20 (19.23%) Microservices
7 16 (15.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 15 (14.42%) Continuous Deployment
9 13 (12.50%) Scrum
9 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 12 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (9.62%) Test Automation
12 9 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 8 (7.69%) Asset Management
13 8 (7.69%) Decision-Making
13 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Automation
13 8 (7.69%) Kanban
13 8 (7.69%) Open Source
14 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (61.54%) Python
2 41 (39.42%) Bash Shell
3 35 (33.65%) Java
4 25 (24.04%) PowerShell
5 17 (16.35%) Go
6 15 (14.42%) Shell Script
7 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
8 12 (11.54%) C#
8 12 (11.54%) Ruby
9 9 (8.65%) SQL
10 8 (7.69%) PHP
11 6 (5.77%) Scala
12 5 (4.81%) Java 8
13 3 (2.88%) Groovy
14 2 (1.92%) C
14 2 (1.92%) ES6
Qualifications
1 47 (45.19%) Security Cleared
2 42 (40.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.54%) CCA
4 5 (4.81%) AWS Certification
4 5 (4.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.88%) Degree
6 2 (1.92%) CCNA
7 1 (0.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.96%) CCSP
7 1 (0.96%) CISA
7 1 (0.96%) CISM
7 1 (0.96%) CISSP
7 1 (0.96%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.96%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.96%) ISSMP
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) NCSC
2 1 (0.96%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.96%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.96%) NIST
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 91 (87.50%) Docker
2 15 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (14.42%) vSphere
3 5 (4.81%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.92%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.96%) PowerDNS
6 1 (0.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 101 (97.12%) Terraform
2 89 (85.58%) Kubernetes
3 76 (73.08%) Ansible
4 54 (51.92%) Puppet
5 30 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (20.19%) Consul
7 20 (19.23%) Prometheus
8 18 (17.31%) Grafana
9 10 (9.62%) Istio
9 10 (9.62%) ZABBIX
10 4 (3.85%) Kibana
11 3 (2.88%) logstash
12 2 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (1.92%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.92%) Nagios
12 2 (1.92%) Nessus
13 1 (0.96%) Graphite
13 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
13 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Atlassian
1 16 (15.38%) VMware
2 13 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 12 (11.54%) Hortonworks
4 11 (10.58%) Splunk
5 10 (9.62%) EMC
6 9 (8.65%) Dell
7 6 (5.77%) Cisco
7 6 (5.77%) Google
7 6 (5.77%) Zscaler
8 3 (2.88%) Axway
8 3 (2.88%) Citrix
8 3 (2.88%) F5
8 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.92%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.92%) Sony
10 1 (0.96%) Juniper
10 1 (0.96%) NetApp
10 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.96%) Veeam